New user? Register here:
Email Address
Password
Retype Password
First Name
Last Name
Existing user? Login here:
Email Address
Password
Join our Friends scheme

Wed 1 Oct 2014 @ 14:08

Join us for the launch of Alan Wilson's "More Perfect Union? Understanding Same-Sex Marriage" - Weds 15 Oct: http://t.co/KBKgda8uCU

A Conversation Waiting to Begin

the Churches and the Gay Controversy

Author(s): 

This item is in stock and will be dispatched within 48 hours.
Paperback
£14.99
Add product to your Cart

By joining our friends scheme, this item would only cost £13.49, and you can benefit from future savings and promotions.
Click here to find out more or add the annual £10 membership to your basket now.

Please note: eBooks are not included in the friends scheme

Publisher: SCM Press
ISBN-13: 9780334042105
Published: 09/04/2009
Product description

In "A Conversation Waiting to Begin", Oliver O'Donovan, one of the most respected moral theologians in the UK, evaluates the current debate in the Anglican Communion and asks whether we have actually begun to ask the right questions. He argues that we need to understand how and to what extent sensibility with regard to homosexuality has emerged in specific historical conditions, and how the conditions may require, as an aspect of the pastoral accommodation that changing historical conditions require, a form of public presence and acknowledgment not hitherto known? These two questions come together as a single question: how are we to understand together the particularity of the age in which we are given to attest God's works?

Product Reviews

'Amidst Anglicanism's ongoing confrontations on the issue of same-sex relationships, it is rare to hear voices urging a patient and authentic wrestling with Scripture. Thankfully, Oliver O'Donovan's excellent and challenging A Conversation Waiting to Begin is such a voice'. Church of ireland Gazette, August 2009

New at the Bookshop
Fields of Blood
Was: £25.00
Offer price: £20.00